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August 3, 2021

EPA Staff Seek OIG Inquiry Into ‘Fraud And Corruption’ In TSCA Reviews

July 2, 2021 at 2:52 PM
Four staff scientists at EPA’s chemical safety office are asking the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to review their claims of long-running “fraud and corruption” in the TSCA program, saying managers and political officials across multiple administrations intervened in a host of cases to ease chemical risk findings, workplace safety mandates and other aspects of their risk evaluations. The whistleblower group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) announced July 2 that it sent a complaint to OIG and to the...

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